NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials at Vanderbilt University Medical Center announced Friday that they are pausing gender-affirming surgeries for minors in order to review their practices.
The news, delivered in a letter sent to a lawmaker who has demanded an end to the surgeries, was publicly released Friday afternoon.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee State Library and Archives is holding open house this weekend during Nashville Oktoberfest.
Guests can explore the facility's interactive exhibit lobby, which highlights some of Tennessee's historical documents, including three constitutions.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime prison reform advocate was sentenced to 40 years behind bars on Thursday following his conviction for hiding guns, ammunition, handcuff keys and hacksaw blades inside the walls of Nashville's new jail while it was being built.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted 11 people on charges of obstructing a reproductive health clinic outside of Nashville, Tennessee.
The indictment returned Wednesday charges all 11 with violations of the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act and seven with a civil rights conspiracy, according to a joint statement from the Justice Department and U.S.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Memphis and two organizations that encourage entrepreneurship in Tennessee have received a total of $4.2 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Commerce, officials said.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The ninth-ranked Ole Miss Rebels might not be in the mood to talk about the Vanderbilt Commodores.
San Jose Sharks vs. Nashville Predators
Prague; Friday, 2 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Predators -194, Sharks +163; over/under is 5.5
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Tennessee state trooper has gone missing after he was sentenced for a misdemeanor assault conviction on a charge that he pulled the face mask off a protester during the COVID-19 pandemic in August 2020.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal miner’s daughter whose frank songs about life and love as a woman in Appalachia pulled her out of poverty and made her a pillar of country music, has died.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Stars and fans react to the death of Loretta Lynn, who died Tuesday at her home at 90.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nearly two months after far-right conservative Andy Ogles secured the Republican nomination in a reconfigured congressional district that cuts into left-leaning Nashville, the former rural county mayor has largely vanished from the public arena.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four people have applied for a circuit court vacancy in Tennessee's 20th Judicial District, which includes Davidson County.
The vacancy was created by the Sept. 4 death of Judge Philip E.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime prison reform advocate has agreed to a settlement with Tennessee prison officials over their use of solitary confinement for pretrial detainees.
Alex Friedmann sued the Tennessee Department of Correction last year, complaining that he was being housed in one of the most restrictive cells in the most restrictive unit of the Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville, despite the fact that he had not yet been convicted of a crime.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A tour bus carrying country music singer and songwriter Hardy and three others was involved in a crash that injured everyone on board.
All four people on the bus were treated for “significant injuries” suffered in the crash as they headed home from a Saturday night show in Bristol, Tennessee, Hardy said on social media.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sebastian Ferreira’s two goals helped lead the Houston Dynamo to a 2-1 victory over Nashville on Sunday.
Ferreira scored on a penalty in the 30th minute and on a breakout in the 39th minute, assisted by Darwin Quintero.
Houston Dynamo (9-16-6, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Nashville SC (12-9-10, fourth in the Western Conference)
Nashville, Tennessee; Sunday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Nashville SC -214, Houston +542, Draw +332; over/under is 2.5 goals
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning and team owner Jeff Vinik are donating $2 million toward Hurricane Ian relief efforts.
The NHL team announced Friday that $1 million each will be donated by the Tampa Bay Lightning Foundation and the Vinik Family Foundation.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fans of Naomi Judd, the late matriarch of the Grammy-winning country duo The Judds, will have a chance to say goodbye and rejoice in their hits in a final tour helmed by daughter Wynonna and all-star musical partners.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Being swept for the first time in franchise history may be exactly what the Nashville Predators needed.
The Predators saw first-hand the bar set by Colorado on its way to winning the Stanley Cup and took a hard look in the mirror.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Saving Ryan Tannehill from the Las Vegas Raiders' pass rush led by five-time Pro Bowl defensive end Chandler Jones seemed a difficult task for the Tennessee Titans.
Turns out Tannehill was sacked only once in Tennessee's 24-22 win Sunday over the Raiders.
MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper and a man who fled from a traffic stop were wounded in an exchange of gunfire, officials said.
Both were hospitalized after the shooting late Thursday along Interstate 24 in Coffee County, which is about midway between Nashville and Chattanooga, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a statement.
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders linebacker Jayon Brown is looking forward to his return to Nashville, where he spent the first five years of his career with the Tennessee Titans.
Playing against former teammate Derrick Henry — that’s another story.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have brought back former goaltender Pekka Rinne in a new role as a special alumni adviser.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has called for an investigation into a pediatric transgender health clinic after videos surfaced on social media of a doctor touting that gender-affirming procedures are “huge money makers” for hospitals and a staffer saying anyone with a religious objection should quit.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt University in Nashville will be the host campus for the Clinton Global Initiative University annual meeting in 2023, the Clinton Foundation said Tuesday.
Chelsea Clinton, the foundation's vice chair, made the announcement at the Clinton Global Initiative's two-day meeting of international dignitaries in New York.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Supporters of expanding school vouchers in Tennessee argued Monday that the program does not take away from families who want their children to remain in public schools as they once again asked a state court to dismiss the ongoing lawsuit challenging the statute's legality.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The police officers who fatally shot a Tennessee man who was walking on an interstate will not face criminal charges, a district attorney announced Friday.
The decision comes as a lawsuit was filed this week alleging that law enforcement used excessive force and should be liable for the death of Landon Eastep in Nashville.
Nashville SC (12-9-10, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Austin FC (15-9-6, second in the Western Conference)
Austin, Texas; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Austin FC +115, Nashville SC +205, Draw +265; over/under is 2.5 goals
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A group of anti-abortion activists will continue to be banned from interfering with patients and providers at a reproductive health clinic outside Nashville, a federal judge has ruled.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Canadian singer-songwriter Allison Russell won album of the year for her debut solo record “Outside Child,” while bluegrass guitarist Billy Strings won artist of the year at the Americana Honors and Awards.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee panel has kicked off hearings over whether to let charter schools linked to Hillsdale College open despite rejections from local school boards, a process unfolding in the wake of controversial comments about teachers by Hillsdale's president.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators announced Ronda Engelhardt will become a North American amateur scout based out of Minnesota, the first female scout hired by the team.
The hiring of Engelhardt on Wednesday comes a day after the Calgary Flames added Rebecca Johnston for a player development role and the Seattle Kraken promoted Alexandra Mandrycky to assistant general manager after three years as director of hockey strategy and research.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville's Radnor Lake State Park has been named Park of the Year by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.
In the past year the park hosted a Junior Ranger Intern Program with 51 youth participants, according to a news release Tuesday.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music as a genre has always been a melting pot of influences and cultures, often shifting and morphing to reflect popular sounds and trends. BRELAND’s debut full-length album “Cross Country” builds on that history, interpolating and sampling older songs and bringing in his background in gospel, R&B and hip-hop under the expansive umbrella of country music.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Paul T. Kwami, who served as musical director of the Grammy-winning Fisk Jubilee Singers for nearly 30 years, has died, Fisk University said in a statement. He was 70.
During Kwami's tenure from 1994 to 2022, the singing group based at the historically Black university in Nashville, Tennessee, also received other accolades, including a Dove Award and a National Medal of the Arts in addition to being inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brian Daboll promised his New York Giants he wouldn't coach scared and knew the play he'd call for a 2-point conversion even though it had only worked sporadically during training camp.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored his Major League Soccer-leading 22nd goal, but the LA Galaxy tied Nashville 1-1 on Saturday as Riqui Puig scored on a penalty kick in the ninth minute of second-half stoppage time.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kane Brown knows a hit when he hears one, whether it’s a tribute to '90s country or a collaboration with an R&B star or DJ that might light up the dance floor.
The 28-year-old multi-hyphenate who broke out on social media has let his ear for what’s hot lead his uncharted path in country music, all the way up to his third record “Different Man” out Friday.
LA Galaxy (11-11-6, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Nashville SC (12-9-9, fourth in the Western Conference)
Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Nashville SC -122, Los Angeles +300, Draw +280; over/under is 2.5 goals
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Law enforcement in Nashville will be prohibited from using license plate readers to enforce Tennessee's anti-abortion laws, city council members decided.
The move comes after Tennessee, which is politically controlled by Republicans, enacted one of the strictest abortion bans in the U.S.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — At age 25 and entering his fourth NFL season, Daniel Jones isn't feeling any different in the stretch run to the season opener against the Tennessee Titans.
His excitement level was up and the butterflies were floating in his stomach Tuesday as the Giants began work on the game plan for Sunday's opener in Nashville.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar had two goals to take over the Major League Soccer lead in a matchup of top scorers and lead Nashville to a lightning-delayed 3-0 victory Saturday night that prevented Austin from clinching a playoff berth.
Austin FC (15-7-6, second in the Western Conference) vs. Nashville SC (11-9-9, fifth in the Western Conference)
Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Nashville SC -115, Austin FC +271, Draw +282; over/under is 2.5 goals
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored three goals to briefly tie Austin's Sebastián Driussi for the Major League Soccer scoring lead with 19 goals and lead Nashville over the Colorado Rapids 4-1 on Wednesday night.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lucinda Williams, Chris Isaak, Brandi Carlile and the Indigo Girls are among the performers who will take the stage at the Americana Honors & Awards.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A South Korean tire manufacturer plans to add almost 400 jobs in a third expansion of its Tennessee operations.
The state Department of Economic and Community Development says Hankook Tire & Technology Co.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt Stadium will be called FirstBank Stadium starting this season under a 10-year naming rights deal announced Monday.
Athletic director Candice Lee called the deal a historic collaboration.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Three-time Pro Bowl punter Brett Kern is Tennessee's longest-tenured player and needs just four punts to become only the 25th player in NFL history to notch 1,000 for his career.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A small university in Nashville, Tennessee, said it has parted ways with its president of less than two years.
Fisk University's Board of Trustees did not give a reason for Vann R.
Nashville SC (9-9-9, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC (9-11-7, seventh in the Western Conference)
Vancouver, British Columbia; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Nashville SC +158, Vancouver +170, Draw +226; over/under is 2.5 goals